Rugby Legends 2014 – Auction Items

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You may place an early bid for any item by contacting Anna Titley at anna.titley@stgeorgessociety.org or 212-682-6110. We will require all bids to be secured by a credit card. You will be notified immediately after the dinner if your bid is successful.

LIVE AUCTION

Lot A – Exclusive lunch with Zinzan Brooke
You and three guests will enjoy Michelin star service and award winning food at Gordon Ramsay’s famous Maze restaurant, accompanied by All Blacks rugby legend Zinzan Brooke on 27th February, 2014

Kindly donated by The London NYC and Zinzan Brooke

Lot B – Undefeated All Blacks signed shirt
The NZ All Blacks went undefeated in 2013 winning all 14 tests, the first time this has happened by an international side in the professional era. This official All Blacks shirt is signed by the “Undefeatables” squad.

Kindly donated by AIG

Lot C – Exclusive Dinner & Travel package for two guests at Kensington Palace, London
2 x Tickets to a very exclusive dinner at Kensington Palace on October 1st 2014. Package also includes Club Class return flights from New York to London City courtesy of British Airways plus a two night stay at a London Hotel (tbd).

Kindly donated by British Airway &, Sparks

Lot D – Signed and Framed U2 Guitar
U2 are one of the most iconic British bands of all time – this beautiful electric guitar presentation is signed by all the band members including Bono, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. and The Edge

Arranged by Sparks

Lot E – Paul Wallace Rugby Experience
Two tickets for each of the 2014 Autumn International Games at the AVIVA stadium. Ire v SA – 8th Nov, Ire v Tier 2 – 15th Nov and Ire v Aus – 22nd Nov. Includes a chance to join Paul for post match drinks after a game of your choice.

Kindly donated by Paul Wallace

Lot F – Luxury Villa at the Karma Kandara Resort, Bali
Seven nights in a luxury 3 or 4 bedroom villa on the 5* Karma Kandara Private Beach Villa & Spa Resort in Bali, Indonesia

Kindly donated by Simon Shaw and The Karma Kandara Resort

Lot G – One Week in a Luxury Barbados Villa
Seven nights, for up to six people in a luxury villa set in the grounds of the World Famous Royal Westmoreland Resort

Kindly donated by Chris and Michelle Judge

Lot H – Luxury Holiday for two on the Island of St Barts, French West Indies
A five night stay for two adults at the exclusive Taiwana Hotel on the Island of St Barthelemy, French West Indies

 

SILENT AUCTION

Lot 1 – Bespoke Graham Rowntree signed pencil drawing
A signed, limited edition print of England & Leicester Tigers loose head prop Graham Rowntree. Drawn by the eminent sports sketcher Paul Vater this exclusive print is one of only 75 ever produced.

Kindly donated by Paul Vater

Lot 2 – Bespoke Mike Tindall signed pencil drawing
A signed, limited edition print of England & Gloucester outside centre Mike Tindall. Drawn by the eminent sports sketcher Paul Vater this exclusive print is one of only 50 ever produced.

Kindly donated by Paul Vater

Lot 3 – Zinzan Brooke and Sean Fitzpatrick signed All Blacks shirt
An All Blacks shirt signed by two of the greatest New Zealand rugby players of all time!

Kindly donated by Zinzan Brooke and Sean Fitzpatrick

Lot 4 – Signed 2014 Ireland shirt
A 2014 Ireland rugby shirt signed by the 2014 Irish squad – including captain Paul O’Connell. With the team having stormed to victory over Scotland and Wales already in this year’s Six Nations this is a must have piece of rugby memorabilia.

Kindly donated by Mal O’Kelly

Lot 5 – Official Scotland shirt signed by Chris Patterson
A must have for any Scottish rugby fan! This official Scotland shirt is signed by Chris Paterson, Scotland’s record cap and points holder with 109 caps and 809 points.

Kindly donated by Chris Patterson

Lot 7 – Signed and framed England rugby shirt
An England rugby shirt signed by the victorious team that beat New Zealand 38-21 in a historic victory at Twickenham back in 2012. This is your chance to own an iconic piece of rugby memorabilia!

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 8 – Jonny Wilkinson signed and framed shirt
Wilkinson is most famed for his winning drop goal in the last minute of extra time against Australia in the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final. Having also led England to the 2007 World Cup final and toured twice with the British and Irish Lions he has certainly earned his reputation as one of the world’s best rugby union players. This signed England shirt comes set in a beautiful presentation frame.

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 9 – Gilbert rugby ball signed by tonight’s legends
A professional Gilbert rugby ball signed by the legends in the room tonight! A great memento of this year’s event.

Please note there are two balls available. The top two bidders on this item will each be successful

Kindly Donated by Gilbert Rugby

Lot 10 – Signed Toulon shirt
This official Toulon shirt is signed by the 2013 Heineken Cup winning team – including their English captain Jonny Wilkinson.

Kindly donated by Simon Shaw

Lot 11 – Jonny Wilkinson signed autobiography
Your chance to own a signed copy of Jonny Wilkinson’s latest autobiography. Jonny: My Autobiography delves into the highs and lows of a phenomenal rugby career that has spanned three decades and four World Cups.

Kindly donated by Simon Shaw

Lot 12 – Two tickets to an England international
Two tickets to watch England live in action at one of their 2014 Autumn Internationals. Choose between England versus South Africa on 15 November, 2014 or England versus Australia on 29 November, 2014 and treat a friend or client to a great day out!

Terms and conditions: two tickets to one match only, dates not transferable

Kindly donated by Jeremy Guscott

Lot 13 – Wasps tickets and training package

More information coming soon.

Kindly donated by Andy Goode

Lot 14 – Alastair Cook signed and framed cricket bat
This hand crafted cricket bat is signed by English cricket star Alastair Cook captain of the England test and one-day international teams. The bat comes beautifully set-out in a presentation frame – a must have piece of memorabilia for any cricket fan!

Kindly donated by Gray-Nicolls

Lot 15 – Sir Chris Hoy presentation

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 16 – Signed Manny Pacquiao canvas
Having started his professional boxing career at just 16 years of age Pacquiao came to be regarded by many as the best pound for pound fighter in the world. This commemorative canvas depicts Pacquiao at the height of his career and is signed by the man himself.

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 17 – Signed and framed Manny Pacquiao boxing glove
Having started his professional boxing career at just 16 years of age Pacquiao came to be regarded by many as the best pound for pound fighter in the world. This boxing glove is signed by Pacquiao and is set in a beautiful presentation frame.

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 18 – Boxing glove signed by Sir Henry Cooper
Renowned for the effectiveness of his left hook, “Enry’s ‘Ammer”, and his knockdown of the young Muhammad Ali, Sir Henry Cooper was a true British boxing legend. This is your chance to own an exclusive piece of boxing memorabilia signed by the man himself.

Arranged by St George’s

Lot 19 – Signed and framed Pele shirt
A replica Brazil shirt signed by football legend Pele! With the 2015 Brazil World Cup just around the corner this is a great opportunity to invest in an exclusive piece of football memorabilia.

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 20 – Signed and framed Lionel Messi boot

Lionel Messi is arguably one of the most talented football players of our time, known to many as the successor of Diego Maradona. Make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to take home a football boot signed by Messi set in a beautiful presentation frame.

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 21 – Signed Eric Cantona canvas
Voted by fans as Manchester United’s greatest ever player Eric Cantona is a true footballing legend and is one of the most recognizable wearers of the club’s iconic number 7 shirt. This canvas is signed by Cantona and makes a great gift for any United fan!

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 22 – Signed and framed Oasis guitar
Oasis formed in Manchester and were arguably one of the most famous British bands of the 90s and early 00s. This commemorative guitar is signed by … and comes beautifully framed – a must for any rock and roll fan!

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 23 – Signed Rolling Stones canvas
Immortalised as the ‘World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band’ the Rolling Stones are certainly the most iconic British band of all time. This commemorative canvas captures the band in their prime and is signed by the current members – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Woods.

Arranged by Sparks

Lot 24 – Golf with Jeremy Guscott
A brilliant way to entertain friends or clients! You and two guests will enjoy 18 holes of golf at Bearwood Lakes Golf Club – one of the top 100 golf clubs in the UK, accompanied by Rugby Legend Jeremy Guscott.

Terms and conditions: Golf to be arranged on a mutually convenient date and is subject to availability. Valid until 27 February 2015. Golf can be played on Monday – Friday only.

Kindly donated by Bearwood lakes Golf Club and Jeremy Guscott

Lot 25 – Empire State Building experience

Kindly Donated by Richard Sexton of Knight Frank

Lot 26 – Orvis Sandanona shooting experience
Orvis Sandanona is a place where the traditions of the field and the hunt are held in the highest regard and is the oldest permitted shotgun shooting club in the country. This is a fantastic opportunity for two people to experience a day’s shooting at this iconic club.

Terms and conditions: experience is for two people only, participants must be at least 12 years of age and anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

Kindly Donated by Orvis Sandanona

Lot 27 – Five Star Tour Package to Bermuda Classic Rugby Tournament
Join the Classic Eagles for a weekend of champagne rugby with VIP tickets to the Bermuda Classic, a rugby tournament for ex-international players from 8 countries. This package includes all entertainment, matches and functions, breakfast, Friday evening banquet, VIP player tent passes, and three nights in the five star Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Elbow Beach.

Terms and conditions: TBA

Arranged by Play Rugby USA

Lot 28 – Play Rugby USA School or Club Starter
Send Play Rugby USA to your child’s school for a 90 minute session for up to 20 students to integrate rugby into PE, an after school party or a rugby themed birthday party. This session can be tailored exactly to meet the school’s needs and may include a combination of teacher training, co-coaching or direct student coaching. Package includes all coaching, in addition to donation of a rugby pack for the school and Give Rugby a Try curriculum.

Terms and conditions: TBA

Arranged by Play Rugby USA

Lot 29 – Table of ten at the Captain’s Knock Soccer Dinner
Taking place on June 4 at the New York Athletic Club this promises to be a fantastic evening to entertain friends or clients!

Arranged by Richard Sexton of Knight Frank

Lot 30 – 7 nights in a luxury Montenegro apartment
Seven nights in a Boka Heights apartment in one of the most sought after locations in Montenegro. The apartment sleeps up to four people in two double bedrooms. French doors leading from the lounge onto your own private terrace with spectacular views across Kotor Bay and the apartment includes access to a large shared pool.

Terms and conditions: Fully refundable breakages deposit to be paid upon booking. Booking to be made by February 2015 and one week stay to be taken before February 2016

Kindly donated by Rob Bignell

Lot 31 – Burberry handbag

Kindly donated by Burberry

Lot 32 – Katherine Hooker handbag
The Harvey bag is a softly shaped tote with leather over flap and interior zip. The adjustable strap means you can wear it on your shoulder or across your body.
Made from beautiful chocolate brown and lavender herringbone tweed and trimmed with soft chocolate leather and brass finishes, this is a perfect every-day bag.

Kindly donated by Katherine Hooker

Lot 33 – Christian Clive perfume

Kindly donated by TBA

Lot 34 – U’Luvka gift set

Kindly donated by U’Luvka

Lot 35 – Molton Brown gift set

Kindly donated by Molton Brown

Lot 36 – Custom made pillows

Arranged by Play Rugby USA

Lot 37 – Asprey cufflinks

Kindly donated by Asprey

Lot 38 – Thomas Pink shirt package
Thomas Pink is an established heritage brand and is famed for being the authority on shirting.

Kindly Donated by Thomas Pink

Lot 39 – Custom made tailored jacket from A Suit that Fits
A Suit that Fits produce individually hand-tailored suits for work, weddings and more, to perfectly fit your frame, personality and budget. You will have the chance to visit one of their three London stores and be fitted by an expert tailor for a new jacket of your choice.

Terms and conditions: TBA

Kindly donated by A Suit that Fits